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the establishment size of urban success. i think seeing the virtues of the idea flows saying alfred marshall was high that is not something that separates us. but i think i am less optimistic about his vision for competitiveness in the inner city and there was probably too much of an emphasis on the advantage relative to think of more game changing things to radically increase human capital in these areas. that is fundamental not trying to figure out low-volume added services with inner-city areas of how to provide the skills in connection to allow those areas to grow. then 80% of the book is saying is unrelated to michael porter score interest but certainly i share his enthusiasm and the value of connecting. >> the cover of your book has a picture of chicago? >> and stretched out. [laughter] and anybody who has been there lately know it looks amazing it is clean and parks downtown and skyscrapers than the census said they lost 200,000 people in the last 10 years which is more than they were expecting at the same time the ex urban counties away from chicago with fastest-growing in the countr
of ideas flow and this is an old idea. alfred marshall was high on this idea 120 years ago. i'm less optimistic about his vision for competitiveness in the inner city. i think actually there was probably too much of an emphasis on what their current comparative advantage is relative to thinking of game-changing things and radically increase the human capital in areas. i think that's the fundamental thing. it's not figuring out how to do low value added services, but how to provide the skills and connections that enable the areas to grow. of course, there's a whole 80% of the book about things unrelated to mai coal porter's core interest, but certainly i share his enthew yasm for entrepreneurship and connecting with people in dense corridors. >> let's go over here. >> hi. the cover of your book has a picture of chicago, i think? >> it is, stretched out. >> anyone who been to chicago lately knows it looks amazing. it's clean, clean parks, and the census said chicago lost 200,000 people in the last 10 years, and at the same time, the exurban counties away from chicago were some of the f
with a master's from yale, he's also a fulbright scholar, an alfred p. sloan fellow. at chicago his main areas of study were tax policy, american industry, technology and innovation. in other words, he's a great chief economist for the president. on that note, austan, i would like to give you -- hold on -- the executive summary from the conference so far. [laughter] sorry. so the executive summary is you've got your work cut out for you. [laughter] we have had many, we have many challenges, some new, and many who took years and actually decades to be created. we started the conference with release of the nabe policy survey, and it shows that our membership believes tackling the deficit is the policy challenge of today. 87% of our members, and these are business economists, support the simpson-bowles commission recommendations. but dealing with the deficit is not going to be easy. it's actually going to be a pure heroic act. 71% of our members believe that there will be no progress on the deficit this year. on our political panel yesterday, we learned how difficult true fiscal compromise will b
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